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Rimi Lietuva

Company/Organisation:
Rimi Lietuva

Geographic Location

Country: Lithuania
Region: Lietuva

Company

Sector: Retail
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
47.11 - Retail sale in non-specialised stores with food, beverages or tobacco predominating
Number Employed: 3481
Group: Rimi Baltic Group

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 03-02-2016
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 03-02-2016
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2016
Planned Job Creation: 200

Additional Information

Retailer Rimi Lietuva announced plans to further expand in Lithuania and create around 200 new jobs across different regions of the country by the end of 2016. The company plans to open several new stores and introduce some innovative solutions for the clients – a new personalised loyalty program as well as self-checkout machines in its supermarket and hypermarket stores. Currently Rimi Lietuva operates 52 stores with 3,481 employees.